Another round of migrants arrive in Chicago from Texas, totaling over 800 in recent weeks

Another round of migrants arrive in Chicago from Texas, totaling over 800 in recent weeks

CHICAGO (TOC) — Chicago acquired one other spherical of migrants on Tuesday.

Town mentioned 74 new migrants had been transported to Chicago from Texas on this newest spherical. To this point, 801 migrants have been despatched to Chicago by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

Notice: The video within the participant above is from a earlier report.

Earlier than that, one other spherical of migrants arrived in Chicago Thursday night time with unrestrained, harmless pleasure.

This, they hope, is the top of a protracted and harmful journey that started someplace tons of of miles south of Texas.

The final leg was a greater than 1,000 mile highway journey aboard a constitution bus, making them a minimum of the twelfth busload of migrants arriving en masse within the metropolis since August 31.

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Hours earlier, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin accused Gov. Abbott of utilizing the migrants as pawns.

“The truth that they’d flip them free within the metropolis of Chicago, for instance, with none warning in any way. Households with small Youngsters had been actually dumped on the prepare station in Chicago by the Governor of Texas,” Durbin mentioned.

Abbott additionally despatched migrants to Washington D.C. Thursday, the place they had been dropped off close to the house of Vice President Kamala Harris.

Wednesday night time, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis flew two planes stuffed with migrants to Martha’s Winery, a tiny island off the coast of Massachusetts.

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All three states are residence to so-called sanctuary cities which have pledged to assist migrants.

“We’ll assist facilitate that transport for you, to have the ability to go to greener pastures,” DeSantis mentioned of his aircraft stunt.

Each Republican governors blame President Joe Biden for the hovering inflow of migrants from Central and South America.

“We’re fixing a damaged system. It isn’t like turning the sunshine swap on. It’ll take a while we perceive that we’ve work to do,” mentioned White Home Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.

Now dozens extra migrants, some visibly in want of medical care, and younger youngsters in a totally international place might be given meals and a secure shelter within the metropolis.

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